TALLINN: The opening ceremony of 16th Black Night FF (www.poff.ee) presented awards in four competition sections of the Sleepwalkers Student and Short Film Festival (www.swff.ee) including the Estonian national competition prize going to Vaba Maa (Free World) directed by Anna Hints.
The Sleepwalkers festival precedes the Black Nights FF, which runs through 28 November and overlaps with animation and children’s festivals held in Tallinn.
A complete list of winners follows:
Short Film Competition
A Story for the Modlins directed by Sergio Oskman, Spain
Fancy Fair directed by Christophe Hermans, Belgium
Student Film Competition
Dos De Tres (Two Out of Three) directed by Paulina Rosas, Mexico
Men of The Earth directed by Andrew Kavanagh, Australia
Baltic Sea Competition
Killing the Chieckns to Scare the Monkeys directed by Jens Assur, Sweden
Special Mention: Kichot (Poland)
Vava Maa (Free World) directed by Anna Hints, Estonia
The Other Side of the Rainbow (Dir. Triin Ruumet, Estonia)
Thank You For Happening To Me (Dir. Elina Naan, Estonia)